Getting Affordable Health Insurance in the Philadelphia Area

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Getting Affordable Health Insurance in the Philadelphia Area
Start: 10/27/2014 - 9:00pm
End: 10/27/2014 - 11:00pm

When: 2-4 p.m., Monday, Oct. 27

Where: SAG-AFTRA Conference Room
230 South Broad Street - 5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
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Space is limited;  You must RSVP to to attend this event.

This free seminar, presented by Jim Brown, National Director of Health Services for The Actors Fund, and sponsored by SAG-AFTRA Philadelphia and Actors' Equity, gives a detailed explanation of the Affordable Healthcare Act insurance plans available in the Philadelphia area. Open Enrollment for these plans begins on Nov. 15. Brown will demonstrate the process of applying for these plans and discuss any premium subsidies and/or cost assistance for which you may be eligible. Snacks and beverages will be provided.

Please note that an RSVP is required because it helps us contact you if this event is canceled or postponed.

Free to members of SAG-AFTRA and/or Actors’ Equity. Please bring your current membership card (paid through Oct. 31, 2014) for admittance.

Jim Brown has worked in the performing arts, in social services, and in the insurance industry. He taught in the Drama Department at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts for thirteen years; was a public information officer for disaster relief in the United States and overseas for the American Red Cross; negotiated provider contracts for Aetna Health Plans and Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, and served as a managed care regulator for the New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance. He is currently the National Director of Health Services at The Actors Fund where he oversees the Al Hirschfeld Free Health Clinic and supervises the operation of the Artists’ Health Insurance Resource Center and the AHIRC health care information website ( 

This workshop is not intended to imply an endorsement of any individual or company by SAG-AFTRA. The information provided through the workshop is given for informational purposes and may not be a suitable substitute for the advice of other industry professionals. You should always use good judgment in these matters and should not act or refrain from acting based solely on information provided through the workshop.